Poomjaeng provides the drama with brilliant comeback win

THAILAND star Dechawat Poomjaeng provided the drama on the third day of the UK Championship after he came back from 5-1 down to beat fellow countryman Thepchaiya Un-Nooh. Poomjaeng, whose eccentric style and comical antics on the baize made him a crowd favourite in this year’s World Championship, is through to the second round after he…

O’Sullivan stuns Hamilton with impressive fightback

SEAN O’Sullivan produced a storm of a comeback to defeat Anthony Hamilton on the opening day of the UK Championship. Snooker’s second biggest ranking event, which last year was won by Mark Selby, kicked off today (Tuesday) with eight first round matches held in York. O’Sullivan, playing in the main draw of the UK Championship…

O’Sullivan not included in SPOTY shortlist

REIGNING world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has not been included in this year’s shortlist to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Despite not playing a competitive match in more than six months, O’Sullivan lifted his fifth world title in May with victory over Barry Hawkins at the Crucible. But his triumph, which followed…

Bangkok to stage PTC Finals

THIS season’s Players Tour Championship Finals will be held in Bangkok, it has been announced. The PTC finals, which sees the top 24 players from the European Tour Order of Merit and the eight top stars from the Asian Tour Order of Merit come together to play a knockout competition, start from March 25 next…

Selby fights back to earn Antwerp glory

MARK Selby is the new Antwerp Open champion after he came back from behind to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan. The world number two star, who was runner-up of this event last year, run three straight frames after being 3-1 down to the reigning world champion in the Belgium city. The win takes Selby to five PTC…